Thomas Baribeault is the founder of the Society for Opioid-Free Anesthesia (SOFA) and is currently serving as President. SOFA is a non-profit organization dedicated to education and research on opioid-free anesthesia and post-operative pain management. Thomas currently practices in Atlanta, Georgia and is responsible for implementing opioid free anesthesia and post-operative pain protocols. He received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Ohio State University, a Master of Science in nursing and anesthesia residency from Case Western Reserve University and a doctorate in nursing practice and pain management fellowship from the University of South Florida.
Don’t miss our blog on how the evolution of POCUS technology continues to advance perioperative care. (need link to blog)
Yale Tung Chen, MD, is an emergency medicine physician living with an active COVID-19 infection. He currently serves as the Director of the Ultrasound Division at Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Nicole Yedlinsky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. She received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. She completed Family Medicine
Residency at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC, and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at VCU-Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, VA.
She practices family medicine, obstetrics, and sports medicine, and utilizes POCUS daily. She is registered in musculoskeletal ultrasonography (RMSK). Dr. Yedlinsky has established POCUS training for the family medicine residents, teaches MSK ultrasound to the sports medicine fellows, and is
developing curriculum for medical student ultrasound training.
Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming a global movement. Listen to Dr. Carlos Gabriel Nardy Pereira, Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon from Brazil, talk about the state of POCUS and the challenges and opportunitis for it in Brazil.
Greg Fritz was in a compulsory post pregnancy ultrasound when he saw his son’s forming bones inutero. He asked himself “Why don’t we use this to look at bones and muscles on my patients?” This started his passion/obsession for POCUS MSK. Greg was one of 3 Physical Therapists in the nation to pass the pioneer RMSK certification in 2012. Greg lectures at the university of Washington and is on the training faculty for interventional POC orthobiologics.